| The Upper Elkhorn Natural Resources District is one
of 23 natural resources districts in the State of
Nebraska. It has been charged with the responsibility of managing,
protecting and developing Nebraska's natural resources for the good of the
state and future generations.
The Upper Elkhorn NRD Objectives:
Erosion Prevention and Control
Prevention of Damages from Flood Water & Sediment
Flood Prevention and Control
Water Supply for Beneficial Uses
Development, Management, Utilization and Conservation of Groundwater and
Solid Waste Disposal and Sanitary Drainage
Drainage Improvement and Channel Rectification
Development and Management of Fish and Wildlife Habitat
Development and Management of Recreational Park Facilities
Forestry and Range Management
The Upper Elkhorn NRD consists of 3,097 square miles
or 1,953,280 acres of rangeland, grassland and cropland. It is made
up of 99% Antelope County; the southern 60 % of Holt County; eastern 60%
of Rock County; and northern 25% of Wheeler County.
The budget for the Upper Elkhorn NRD is derived
from Nebraska's General Fund, state aid, local property taxes,
district sales, necessary cash reserve and cooperative agreements
with other agencies.
The Upper Elkhorn NRD is governed by
15 Board of Directors who are elected
by the general public. Each director is elected to a four year term within
one of seven subdistricts and one director is elected to an at-large
For more information on the Upper Elkhorn Natural Resources
District contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 402-336-3867.